The research interests of the Diabetes, Physiology and Molecular Medicine Research Group encompass the molecular and cellular basis of diabetes and its complications (including cardiovascular disease), cardiovascular physiology, and developments in clinical biochemistry diagnosis.
Dr Simon J Dunmore, Senior Lecturer
islet beta-cell function & failure in type 2 diabetes; adipokines and the adipo-insular axis; glycation of proteins and vascular dysfunction
biochemical markers of myocardial damage/ischaemia and ethnicity of cardiovascular risk factors
platelet resistance to clopidogrel and aspirin in unstable coronary artery disease; cardiovascular physiology; Physiological and pharmacological effects on cardiac vagal tone